We at Elevate would like to invite you to the first eCommerce North Demo Day. We are incredibly proud to showcase the first cohort of eCommerce North, Canada's flagship Ecommerce accelerator in partnership with Moneris. You would be hearing the stories of Ecommerce DTC and Tech Founders who have been on a six-month journey of developing their growth playbooks and tackling key milestones in the individual businesses. Every pitch highlights the bigger story of Canadian ecommerce innovation, its uniqueness and diversity.

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November 10, 2021
5:30PM - 8:30PM

Attend Demo Day in-person to learn more about the companies firsthand.

Guest Speakers

Demo Day is a chance for the first cohort of eCommerce North to show off all they have accomplished.

Ray Newal
CEO Coach & Head of Capital and Ecosystem at MaRS
Randy Lennox
Executive Chair, Elevate
Matt McGowan
CEO Coach & GM at Snapchat Canada
Manjula Selvarajah
Journalist & Syndicated Technology Columnist, CBC Radio
Janet Bannister
Managing Partner, Real Ventures
Bruce Nanton
Corporate in Residence & CIO at Moneris

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Meet the Founders

Ugly Dukling

Ugly Dukling is an influential online boutique that has collaborated with some of today’s most iconic brands including Barbie, DC Comics, and Hello Kitty. The company was founded by Melissa Davis in 2010.

Founders:

Melissa Davis
Founder

Silk and Snow

Silk and Snow is the go-to brand for thoughtfully manufactured sleep essentials operating out of Toronto, Canada. The company was founded by Albert Chow in 2017.

Founders:

Albert Chow
Founder

Satya

Satya, a renowned organic eczema-relief brand with shelf space in Whole Foods, Kroger, and Indigo, among others. The company was founded by Patrice Mousseau in 2015.

Founders:

Patrice Mousseau
Founder

Quote Machine

QuoteMachine is a startup that helps retailers navigate the world of selling big-ticket items - goods not purchased on a regular basis, like bicycles, furniture, and home appliances. The company was started in 2018 by JD Rocheteau and Jonathan Muschalle.

Founders:

JD Rocheteau
Co Founder
Jonathan Muschalle
Co Founder

Kabo

Kabo is an online experience created to help owners determine how to feed their dogs based on variables including breed, age, weight, and gender. The startup both produces and delivers food, acting as a one-stop-shop for pet parents and their hungry pups. delivers food, acting as a one-stop-shop for pet parents and their hungry pups. The brand was launched by brothers Vino and Vijay Jeyapalan in 2019.

Founders:

Vino Jeyapalan
Co Founder
Vijay Jeyapalan
Co Founder

DropCommerce

DropCommerce is a platform that provides a low barrier-to-entry method to sell online. The company was launched by Patrick Kelly in 2018.

Founders:

Patrick Kelly
Co Founder
Spencer Bonthoux
Co Founder

Cooks Who Feed

Cooks Who Feed oversees the ethical production of handcrafted aprons; and, for every apron sold, 100 meals are provided to the hungry. The brand was launched in 2019 by self-proclaimed foodie Seema Sanghavi

Founders:

Seema Sanghavi
Founder

Beeja May

Beeja May, allows secondhand shoppers to sift through thousands of products, filtered by age, gender, and brand; and have their orders ship right to their doorstep. The brand was launched by husband-wife pair Simon Tan and Christine Trinh in 2019.

Founders:

Christine Trinh
Co Founder
Simon Tan
Co Founder

Beam.City

Beam.city is a marketing automation tool, autonomously publishing ads across all social platforms. Once the ads are released, a customized artificial intelligence algorithm kicks in to optimize targeting. The company was launched by Zeze Peters in 2017.

Founders:

Zeze Peters
Founder

Sociavore

Sociavore is an all-in-one platform for restauranteurs looking to boost their digital image. The platform was launched by husband-wife team Thusenth Dhavaloganathan and Amina Gilani in 2018

Founders:

Amina Gilani
CO FOUNDER
Thusenth Dhavaloganathan
CO FOUNDER